At the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), the world's only global musical instrument museum, guests can see and hear thousands of instruments being played in their original settings through the use of state-of-the-art audiovisual technology including wireless headsets and high-definition video monitors incorporated into the exhibits. MIM's more than 360 exhibits represent 200 countries and territories, a vast range of musical artists and numerous musical genres. In addition, top musicians from around the world perform year-round in the MIM Music Theater. Special exhibitions, family-friendly activities and cultural celebrations have placed MIM on many ""best museum"" lists. Mission The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) enriches the world by collecting, preserving, and making accessible a wide variety of musical instruments and performance videos from every country in the world. We offer our guests a welcoming and fun experience, incomparable interactive technology, dynamic programming and exceptional musical performances. MIM also fosters appreciation of diverse cultures around the globe by showing that we all innovate, adapt and learn from each other to create music-the universal language.